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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-06-06 08:49:14

on Mon Jun 04 2007, "Emil Dotchevski" <> wrote:

>> In reliable system no one should.
> I don't see how a system with high tolerance to bad commits can produce
> consistently good results.

It depends where you're committing things. One of the best reasons
for branching in a traditional version control setup is to give
authors a place to check in their partially-finished (i.e. "broken")
work. That _improves_ results in numerous ways. Obviously, there has
to be some kind of check in the system for bad commits, but only those
that a library author declares to be "good," and thus, ready for

Dave Abrahams
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